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Pacific Media Watch is compiled for the Pacific Media Centre as a regional media freedom and educational resource by a network of journalists, students, stringers and commentators.

By Walter Zweifel of RNZ Pacific It's 20 years today since French Polynesian journalist Jean-Pascal Couraud vanished. "JPK", as he was widely known, left no trace,...

By Dr Christina Ho in Sydney Half of all race-related opinion pieces in the Australian mainstream media are likely to contravene industry codes of conduct...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk New Zealand journalist Yasmine Ryan, credited with being the first reporter writing in English about the Arab Spring from her base...

The Bearing Witness video and the prizewinning multimedia package. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Pacific Media Centre's Bearing Witness climate change project has won the Dart...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Pacific Media Centre, well established as a champion for media freedom, celebrated its 10th anniversary last week and the milestone...

Auckland University of Technology's Pacific Media Centre has marked its tenth anniversary with a seminar discussing two of the wider region's most critical media...

Yasmine Ryan, an award-winning New Zealand journalist who died tragically on Thursday, was the first Western journalist to begin writing about the beginning of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Journalists in the Philippines take their life in their hands doing their job. What was already one of the world's riskiest...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A New Zealand journalist and associate of the Pacific Media Centre has been killed in a fall from a building in...

A video made by Sasya Wreksono to mark the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Media Centre. Video: PMC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Threats to media freedom...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Three members of a Philippine fact-finding mission team have been shot by armed men in Negros Oriental, reports Karapatan. The three were...

Manus Island was the unique setting for this Sydney Film Festival documentary collaboration between Iranian-Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani and a Dutch filmmaker using footage...

ANALYSIS: By Malou Mangahas in Manila Eight years ago on 23 November 2009, 32 journalists were among the 58 who were killed in what is...

Amid continued “political turbulence” in the Solomon Islands, candidates for the position of prime minister have been announced, the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation reports....

Climate activists from across the Pacific region have presented a declaration on climate change to key Pacific environmental leaders at COP23. The Pacific Climate...

By Anita Roberts in Bonn The Paris Climate Agreement must be implemented swiftly as backing away will expose people to more risks, Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe...

The Solomon Islands is without a formal Prime Minister tonight after the motion of no confidence against Manasseh Sogavare passed Parliament this evening after...

Following the resignation of nine ministers last weekend Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has made moves to consolidate the coalition government. The Solomon Islands Broadcasting...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk  Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned moves by Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva’s government to "gag" the Tonga Broadcasting Commission prior to...

A change of government is likely on the horizon for the Solomon Islands after several MPs changed allegiance. The saga unfolded on Saturday following the...

ANALYSIS: By Scott Waide in Lae, Papua New Guinea In the early hours of October 23, 2017, a woman in her late 40s was dragged...

The Family, Sexual, Violence Actions office in Port Moresby has condemned news of women being violently abused in Papua New Guinea with manager Ruth...